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Summary of the procedure

Institutions/Systems involved 2 expand_more expand_less

Kenya Fisheries Service (KeFS) (x 7)
County Director of Fisheries

Results 4 expand_more expand_less

Fish processing licence
Certificate of registration of local fishing vessel
Fish processing licence
Fisherman's licence

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Letter of intent form
Layout of the vessel
Inspector's register (x 2)
Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) manual
Sanitary Standard Operating Procedures (SSOP) manual
General Application Form
Application for certificate of compliance
Certificate of incorporation
Certificate of sea worthiness
Certificate of Kenya Registry
Business plan
Crew list
General application form (fish processing licence)
Fish processing licence
Kenya Fisheries Service payment notification
Bankers cheque

Estimated cost KES  3,200

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KES 3,000
For fish processing licence.
KES 0 -
KES  35,000 per product line
For certificate of compliance.
KES 200
For registration of local fishing vessel.
KES 0 -
KES  200 per crew member
For fisherman's licence.

Total Duration 16d - 53d  expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 16d 53d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 10mn 40mn
Attention at counter: 40mn 2d
Waiting time until next step (sum): 15d 51d

Laws 2 expand_more expand_less

Fisheries Act CAP 378 Fisheries Act CAP 378 2nd, 11th Schedule
  Sections 6, 7, 14
Fisheries Management and Development Act No. 25 (2016) Fisheries Management and Development Act No. 35 (2016)
  Sections 9, 16, 57, 58, 98, 99, 109, 110, 121, 122, 147, 148, 149, 150, 151, 152
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